Ferguson Partners Ltd. Announces Larry Krema as Managing Director in Chicago Office

CHICAGO, Feb. 11, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ferguson Partners Ltd. is pleased to announce that Larry Krema has joined the firm's Chicago office as a Managing Director. Larry will focus on our REIT practice, coordinating Board and Senior Management searches, as well as CEO succession planning assignments. He also will oversee our corporate officer's practice, coordinating searches for leadership roles in human resources, legal, finance, information technology, tax, insurance, and other related disciplines.

Mr. Krema was most recently the Global Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Corporate Operations for Simon Property Group, a leader in retail real estate ownership, management and development and a S&P 100 company. Simon's industry-leading retail properties and investments across North America, Europe and Asia provide shopping experiences for millions of consumers every day and generate billions in annual retail sales.

Previously, Mr. Krema was Executive Vice President of Human Resources for Equity Office Properties Trust, a Fortune 500 commercial real estate company. Mr. Krema's career also includes previous leadership positions with The Limited and Macy's Department Stores. He has also been active in various industry and professional organizations, including NAREIT and ICSC.

Mr. Krema received a Bachelor of Science degree from St. Mary's University in San Antonio, Texas.

About FPL Advisory Group (www.fpladvisorygroup.com)

FPL Advisory Group (FPL) is a global professional services firm that specializes in executive search, compensation and management consulting solutions across the real estate, asset and wealth management, hospitality and leisure, and healthcare sectors. FPL is comprised of two primary operating companies that work together to serve a common client base. Ferguson Partners Ltd. provides executive and director recruitment services. FPL Associates provides a range of specialized compensation and management consulting services. FPL is headquartered in Chicago, with offices in New York, London, Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo.

CONTACT: Ellyce Redmond eredmond@fergusonpartners.com 312-893-2327

Source:FPL Advisory Group